Some of Ed's Favorite Music

Bach:
St. Matthew Passion, especially first and last choruses
Toccata and Fugue in G minor (one of the obscure ones)

Schubert:
Deutsche Messe in F, D.872
Mass in G, Benedictus
Staendchen, for male chorus and soprano (Robert Shaw chorale has a fabulous recording)

Haydn
Te Deum in C

Brahms:
Deutsches Requiem, Wie Lieblich Sind Deine Wohnungen (Robert Shaw conducting)
Liebeselieder Waltzes

Band Music:
Fucik, Children of the Regiment
Moltke, Cavalry March of the Great Electors (our wedding processional)
King, Barnum and Bailey's Favorite, trio

Ragtime:
Joplin, Elite Synchopations, trio

Unlikely:
K.D.Lang, Shadowlands CD
Various Gilbert & Sullivan
Operettas
Various hymns
Christian Edition men's vocal ensemble
French ballet music, Offenbach

Dixieland
New Black Eagle Jazz Band, On the River album
John Gill recordings
 

Conductor Comments

 

Musical Background

Tenor with Handel & Haydn Society, Boston
Community theatre, from chorus to title role
Self-taught on trombone and tuba
Fool around on piano and WurliTzer theater organ
Conductor / music director of 4 shows
Ran sound system for church rock band
Arranged processional for brass quintet for my own wedding

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